<![CDATA[FIFA.com - Most Popular - Latest Photos]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlThe latest football photos from across the globe provided to you by FIFA.com. Tags: football photo, soccer photo, photo, pics, world cup, fifa world cup, fifa, soccer, football, sportenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 22 Jul 2016 12:07:00 GMTFri, 29 Jul 2016 07:57:16 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[1966 begins]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/photos/index.html#2812762281276211 July, Wembley, the 1966 FIFA World Cup begins. Schoolboys from London stand on the pitch wearing the colours and bearing the flags of the sixteen participating nations in the opening ceremony of the tournament. Chile, whose flag can be seen in the centre, hosted the 1962 World Cup.]]>© Getty ImagesFri, 22 Jul 2016 12:05:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Photo Tournament=1966 FIFA World Cup England ™<![CDATA[All roads lead to Wembley ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/photos/index.html#281275728127571,400 new road signs were erected in anticipation of the 1966 FIFA World Cup. Here, on 23 June, just 19 days prior to the opening game of the tournament on 11 July officers of the Automobile Association inspect some of the signs.]]>© Getty ImagesFri, 22 Jul 2016 12:05:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Photo Tournament=1966 FIFA World Cup England ™<![CDATA[Meeting the Queen]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/photos/index.html#28127632812763

The Uruguayan team are presented to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II before the tournament's opening game against hosts England. The South Americans both hosted and won the first ever edition of the World Cup in 1930. Italy would host and win in 1934, and on 30 July 1966, England would become the third-ever host/winner of the World Cup (11 July 1966).

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<![CDATA[Garrincha beats the wall]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/photos/index.html#2812765281276512 July 1966. Defending champions Brazil open their 1966 tournament against Bulgaria at Goodison Park. Using the outside of his foot, Garrincha beats the wall easily to put the ball beyond Bulgaria goalkeeper Georgi Naidenov and into the top corner. Although Brazil started well with the 2-0 victory, they would go on to lose to Hungary and Portugal, exiting the tournament at the group stage.]]>© Getty ImagesFri, 22 Jul 2016 12:06:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Photo Tournament=1966 FIFA World Cup England ™<![CDATA[The Black Pearl shines]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/photos/index.html#2812764281276416 July 1966, Manchester. ​​​Eventual adidas Golden Boot winner for England 1966 Eusebio open his account against Bulgaria in Portugal's second match of the tournament. Final score: Portugal 3-0 Bulgaria. The Portuguese would make it all the way to the semi-finals thanks to moments of brilliance from the Black Pearl.]]>© Getty ImagesFri, 22 Jul 2016 12:06:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Photo Tournament=1966 FIFA World Cup England ™<![CDATA[Germany FR-Argentina]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/photos/index.html#28127662812766Captains Antonio Rattin (Argentina) and Uwe Seeler (West Germany) lead their teams onto the pitch for the group stage match at Villa Park on 16 July. The match would end 0-0 and both teams would go on to compete in the knockout stage of the tournament.]]>© Getty ImagesFri, 22 Jul 2016 12:06:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Photo Tournament=1966 FIFA World Cup England ™<![CDATA[66’s biggest surprise]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/photos/index.html#28127672812767The North Korean team pictured here shortly before kick-off against Italy on 19 July 1966. The Asian side would be involved in two of the most memorable matches of the tournament. The first, a surprise 1-0 win over Italy. The second, a quarterfinal meeting with Portugal where within 25 minutes North Korea led 3-0. Eusebio put in the performance of a lifetime to score four goals in reply, almost singlehandedly leading Portugal to a 5-3 victory and stopping the North Koreans from making it into the semi-finals.]]>© Getty ImagesFri, 22 Jul 2016 12:06:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Photo Tournament=1966 FIFA World Cup England ™<![CDATA[Fans love Pele]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/photos/index.html#2812769281276918 July 1966, Bolton. A young fan approaches Pele for an autograph while the Brazilian trains in the pouring rain in preparation for Brazil’s final group stage match against Portugal. Eusebio would score two against Brazil and Portugal would enjoy a surprising 3-1 win over the then two-time world champions.]]>© Getty ImagesFri, 22 Jul 2016 12:07:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Photo Tournament=1966 FIFA World Cup England ™<![CDATA[Homemade jerseys]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/photos/index.html#28127682812768Any guesses as to where the football kits for all 16 teams competing at the 1966 FIFA World Cup were made? All of them were sown, by hand, in Cheshire, England (1 April 1966).]]>© Getty ImagesFri, 22 Jul 2016 12:07:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Photo Tournament=1966 FIFA World Cup England ™<![CDATA[All or nothing]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/photos/index.html#2812747281274719 July 1966, Middlesbrough. Pak Doo-Ik’s right foot smashed the ball past Italy goalkeeper Enrico Albertosi to score arguably the most memorable goal of North Korea’s football history.  North Korea shocks the footballing world with a 1-0 defeat of the two-time world champions.]]>© Getty ImagesFri, 22 Jul 2016 12:02:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=Photo Tournament=1966 FIFA World Cup England ™